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September 24, 1984 | Volume 61, Issue 15

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Rick Sutcliffe Cover - Sports Illustrated September 24, 1984

September 24, 1984 | Denis O'Neill
Jim and I are afflicted from time to time with the need to stand next to a body of fast-moving fresh water and remove trout from the stream. When we're in fishing stores checking out hardware that...

September 24, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum

September 24, 1984 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Yogi Berra, Yankee manager, asked if first baseman Don Mattingly had exceeded his expectations this season: "I'd say he's done more than that."

September 24, 1984 | Rick Telander

September 24, 1984 | Steve Wulf

September 24, 1984 | Jack McCallum
An opportune tackle by hero back Michael Zordich helped underdog Penn State win 20-17 over Iowa

September 24, 1984 | Rick Telander

September 24, 1984 | Robert L. Miller
It was last spring that associate writer Rick Telander and his wife, Judy, found the home of their dreams—a Victorian farmhouse in Lake Forest, Ill., nestled in the shady environs of such films as...

September 24, 1984 | Ron Fimrite

September 24, 1984 | Jeremiah Tax
Pepper Rodgers has written a football book that will shortly be required reading in every coach's office in the land—also in the NCAA executive offices in Mission, Kans. This football book isn't...

September 24, 1984 | Douglas S. Looney
Washington's Hugh Millen and his pal Mark Pattison did in Michigan

September 24, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark

September 24, 1984 | N. Brooks Clark
OFFENSE: Sophomore tailback Tom Henley rushed for 51 yards and a TD and caught 10 passes for 151 yards in Stanford's 34-19 upset of Illinois. On six occasions he converted on third-down plays.

September 24, 1984 | Jim Kaplan
Dave Collins is threatening to steal Rickey Henderson's stolen-base crown

September 24, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Red Sox stopper Bob Stanley, having an off-year (10 losses, 3.62 ERA), was booed when he entered a game last week. "I'm not afraid to say I'm scared out there," he said. "It's the first time in my...

September 24, 1984 | Henry Hecht
Here's the latest from baseball's war zone: With mayhem and misplaced machismo breaking out on all fronts, commissioner Bowie Kuhn said that major league owners should address the beanbrawl...

September 24, 1984 | Henry Hecht
When the Braves unexpectedly won the National League West in 1982, Joe Torre, the new manager, was a genius. This year the Braves are tied for second, 8½ games behind the Padres, and guess who got...

September 24, 1984 | Henry Hecht
DWIGHT GOODEN: The Mets' 19-year-old star broke Herb Score's 29-year-old big league rookie strikeout mark of 245 by getting 16 Pirates in a 2-0 shutout. Gooden leads the majors with 251 Ks, a...

September 24, 1984 | Franz Lidz
Miami's Jim (Crash) Jensen can heave (as a QB) and receive (as a WR)

September 24, 1984 | Jill Lieber
By maintaining a laissez-faire attitude in the recent misdemeanor assault trial of quarterback Ken O'Brien and defensive end Mark Gastineau, the New York Jets management may have been more lazy...

September 24, 1984 | Jill Lieber
For now, the Chuck Muncie story is on hold.

September 24, 1984 | Jill Lieber
OFFENSE: Tampa Bay quarterback Steve DeBerg came on in the second quarter to pass for 195 yards and two touchdowns, rallying the Buccaneers from a 14-point deficit to a 21-17 win over Detroit.

September 24, 1984 | Bil Gilbert

September 24, 1984 | Sue Hubbell
I can't tell one five-foot black rat snake from another, so I don't know if what's been showing up in my chicken coop every Friday all summer is the same one or not, but I rather think he is. My...

September 24, 1984 | Katharine Merlin
When anyone brought a grasshopper or stalks of pussy willow to Show and Tell, my first-grade teacher, Miss Elmendorf, would make a big fuss over them and launch into an inspiring discourse on the...

September 24, 1984 | Jerry D. Lewis
If you think Earl Weaver and Billy Martin—those Ph.D.s in the arts of kicking dust and shouting unprintable epithets—were rough on umpires, well, they were a couple of Peter Pans compared to Henry...

September 24, 1984
2, 3—Peter Read Miller4—Heinz Kluetmeier15—Illustration by Sam Q. Weissman18—Tony Triolo23—Tony Tomsic (bottom right)26—Jerry Wachter27—Ronald C. Modra28—Tony Tomsic29—Jerry Wachter (left),...

September 24, 1984 | Compiled by ARMEN KETEYIAN
BOXING—WBC super welterweight THOMAS HEARNS retained his title with a third-round TKO of Fred Hutchings in Saginaw, Mich.

September 24, 1984
CATHY MOCKETTNEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.Cathy, 16, a junior at Newport Harbor High School who plays to a two handicap, defeated Michiko Hattori of Japan 1-up in the 18-hole final to win the U.S. Girls'...

September 24, 1984 | Edited by Gay Flood
FLORIDA'S TROUBLESSir:The article about the University of Florida's problems (Partly Cloudy Week in the Sunshine State, Sept. 10) broke my heart for several reasons. First, I'm a rabid Gator fan...